Beate Zschaepe arrives at court in Munich to begin her trial where she stands accused of being part of a Neo-Nazi cell
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Neo-Nazi trial opens in Germany

An alleged member of a German neo-Nazi cell, Beate Zschaepe, goes on trial over a series of racially motivated murders, in a case that has gripped Germany.

An alleged member of a German neo-Nazi cell has gone on trial in Munich in connection with a series of racially motivated murders.

Beate Zschaepe, 38, is accused of being part of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), which killed 10 people, mostly of Turkish background.

She denies the murder charges. After entering court, she stood with folded arms and turned her back on the camera.

Stephen Evans reports from Munich.

  • 06 May
  • From the section Europe